Continue with walking and PT. Of any action significantly increases the paresthesias-simply avoid that activity. Pain that is mild is expected especially after activity as the nerve is still swollen. If the paresthesias are very annoying, you can try a short course of oral steroid.
Donald Corenman, MD, DC is a highly-regarded spine surgeon, considered an expert in the area of neck and back pain. Trained as both a Medical Doctor and Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Corenman earned academic appointments as Clinical Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and his research on spine surgery and rehabilitation has resulted in the publication of multiple peer-reviewed articles and two books.